CITY OF WORCESTER
Traffic and Parking Committee Meeting
Monday, February 24, 2014
Esther Howland (South) Chamber
Convened: 5:30 P.M.
Adjourned: 7:21 P.M.
Joseph M. Petty
Clerk of the City Council
David J. Rushford
|Chairperson Michael T Gaffney |
|Councilor Morris A Bergman |
|Councilor Konstantina B Lukes |
City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts
|Present Were:||Chairperson Councilor Michael T Gaffney
Councilor Morris A Bergman
Councilor Konstantina B Lukes @ 5:41 P.M.
Councilor Gary Rosen|
|Also:||DPWP Director of Traffic Engineering Joseph Borbone
DPWP Traffic Engineering Staff Person Ali Khorasani
DPWP Traffic Engineering Staff Person Nick Lyford
WPD Sergeant John Fallavolita
City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk|
Report of the Committee on Traffic and Parking Upon the Petition of Phyllis Bilazarian request to install Resident Sticker Parking in South Flagg St. from the corner of Hadwen Rd. to Claridge Dr.: recommend passage of the accompanying proposed Ordinance to provide resident permit parking on South Flagg Street both sides from Hadwen Road to Claridge Drive, Mondays through Fridays 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
# 13a CC February 11, 2014
Recommend Approval for resident permit parking on South Flagg St both sides from Hadwen Road to Claridge Drive, Mondays through Fridays 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. and the adoption of an Order requesting the Commissioner of the Department of Public Works and Parks request the Director of Traffic Engineering review and report to the City Council the potential that a reconfiguration of the parking lot at 475 Chandler Street might result in additional capacity, and further, that the Standing Committee on Traffic & Parking reserves the right to recommend that the South Flagg Street Resident Parking ordinance be amended.
Request City Manager request administration of Worcester State University provide the City Council with a copy of the college’s ten-year master plan.
Request City Manager request Commissioner of Public Works and Parks review the effectiveness of the new Resident Permit Parking zone in South Flagg Street six (6) months after the signs are installed along the street.
Request City Manager request Police Chief to conduct aggressive enforcement of the new Resident Permit Parking zone in South Flagg Street once the signs are installed along the street.
Chairman's Order from the Committee on Traffic and Parking - Request Mayor request the Superintendent of the Worcester Public Schools consider assigning a crossing guard to the intersection of Hadwen Road and South Flagg Street.
# 9d CC February 11, 2014
Order of Councilor Konstatina B. Lukes request the Standing Committee on Traffic and Parking review the issue of access to the property located at 180 South Flagg owned by the Greater Worcester Land Trust in the event that resident permit parking is voted in the area.
# 10j CC February 11, 2014
Handicap Parking Petitions
David Chauncey request installation of handicap parking space at the corner of Elm and Fruit Sts.
# 8e CC February 04, 2014
Recommend Approval to install one HP space in the west side of Fruit Street near the corner of West Street
John Dupre request installation of handicap parking space in front of 9 Richmond Ave.
# 8h CC February 04, 2014
Recommend Approval to install one HP space in front of 7 Richmond Avenue from utility pole #1 northerly.
Robert Karockai on behalf of Patricia Karockai request handicap parking space be installed in front of 1 Stone St.
# 7b CC January 14, 2014
Recommend Approval contingent upon receipt of petitioner's HP placard.
Elias Gaspar request the handicap parking space in front of 91 Prospect St. be removed.
# 11j CC January 07, 2014
Leda Lopopolo request installation of handicap parking space in front of 73 Chilmark St.
# 11p CC January 07, 2014
Bill Ames request handicap parking space in front of 8 North Ashland St. be removed.
# 11q CC January 07, 2014
Eric Cruze request removal of the handicap parking space at 8 North Ashland St.
# 9h CC December 03, 2013
Recommend Grant Leave to Withdraw
Brenda Smith of Smart Cuts request installation of two handicap parking spaces with a time limit of one hour between 3 & 7 Pleasant St.
# 7h CC November 19, 2013
In Committee January 29, 2014 - Held
Petition of Todd Rodman, Esq. on behalf of Liberty Properties Corp. request City of Worcester install a crosswalk in Sudbury Street in the location shown on the attached plan.
# 7e CC January 28, 2014
Recommend Approval contingent upon petitioner installing, at their own expense, handicapped ramps on both ends of this proposed crosswalk.
Request City Manager request Liberty Properties to inform the City Council of the square footage they plan to occupy at their newly acquired building on Walnut Street and the total number of employees envisioned to work in that space.
Petition of Mayor Joseph M. Petty request installation of a crosswalk in the vicinity of 256 Park Ave.
# 11r CC January 07, 2014
Petition of John-Paul Stevens request installation of crosswalk in the vicinity of 33 Pleasant Street.
# 8c CC December 17, 2013
Petition of Vishnu Patel of People's Market request to change the hours of parking at 59 Harrison St. from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm to 6:00 am to 9:00 pm.
# 7i CC October 22, 2013
Petition of Vishnu Patel of People's Market request No Parking at 59 Providence St. be changed to Parking from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm.
# 7j CC October 22, 2013
Recommend Approval of installation of 15 minute parking in front of 59 Providence Street beginning at a point 20 feet from the end of the corner clearance.
Petition of Thomas Levis et al request No Parking be installed on Shattuck St. at both sides of the exit from the parking lot of Brittan Court at 299 Lincoln St.
# 7l CC October 22, 2013
Recommend Approval to install 20 foot wide driveway clearances, both sides of Shattuck Street driveway leading into the parking lot of 299 Lincoln St.
Petition of Grigorios Psarras of Lincoln House of Pizza request two 30 minute parking meters in front of 273 Lincoln St.
# 9l CC November 26, 2013
Recommend Grant Leave to Withdraw
Petition of Victoria Nguyen request three (3) 30 minute parking signs be placed in front of 100 Canterbury St.
# 9f CC June 18, 2013
Recommend Approval of the installation of three (3) 30-minute parking spaces in Grand Street on the side of 100 Canterbury Street.